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San Luis Obispo County tenants are facing a “housing crisis point” as they struggle to find safe, affordable rentals and hold onto their homes amid the COVID-19 pandemic — and local advocates, attorneys and elected representatives are trying to find ways to help.
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The second story in The Tribune’s “Substandard of Living” series examining the experiences of low-income renters living in poorly maintained housing in San Luis Obispo County.
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The program sheltered thousands during the pandemic, but money — and time — is running out. Only 5% of clients have found a permanent home.
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Most San Luis Obispo County tenants struggle to afford their housing — and many likely live in units that are unhealthy because local governments don’t hold landlords accountable for renting old, crumbling homes and apartments.
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San Luis Obispo Tribune reporters Lindsey Holden and Cassandra Garibay joined Jose Guzman at KTAS Telemundo in Santa Maria to discuss their upcoming investigative series on substandard housing conditions in SLO county.
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My original premise was to look to see what if any negative effects gentrification had or has had on the lives, health, well-being and prospects of displaced residents in Washington, D.C.
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Rich Lord, a participant in the USC Center for Health Journalism's 2018 Data Fellowship.
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In the District of Columbia, a shortage of affordable housing, a hyper-expensive rental market and aging and vanishing housing stock has have tenants battling spiraling rents and housing costs, and have left them at increased risk of getting displaced.
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Little has been done to boost the number of affordable rental units since Harvey struck.
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Famously troubled East St. Louis is embracing an idea known as “collective impact.” The idea is to better connect residents to existing services.

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